All posts by Elburn Herald

  • Letter: Fox River’s math just doesn’t add up

    Because of the Nov. 4 referendum, the recently formed Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District has been spending a lot of time defending their Fire District in the press. In one of their letters, they stated that...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Letter: In response to a previous letter

    I have made numerous attempts to contact Ms. Denise Klock in regard to her allegations of response times leading to “needless property loss and death.” Due diligence to substantiate her claims have included attempts to contact her...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Letter: Vote ‘no’ on Nov. 4 disconnection referendum

    Vote “no” on Nov. 4, on the referendum to disconnect from Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District. United we stand by the brotherhood of the Elburn & Countryside Fire District. You have served us with dedication and...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Letter: A puzzle that matters

    The fire disconnection referendum on the Nov 4 ballot poses a bit of a puzzle, i.e. a “financial aptitude test,” if you will. The issue presents an optical illusion where a proposed change may look smaller or...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Letter: The facts are simple

    I have been listening to people talk and reading articles about Fox River & Countryside Fire/Rescue District, and decided to do some research. Personal feelings aside, it’s time to look at the facts. The city of St....

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Editorial: Helping one of our own during a time of need

    Like many of you, we received news late last week that Kaneville Village President Pat Hill is currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. This week, Elburn Herald reporter Susan O’Neill spoke with the Kaneville community to get...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Letter: Simply the facts

    Chief Kelly Callaghan of the Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District (ECFPD) recently submitted an article entitled “Vote No to the ‘Hostile Takeover.’” The so-called “hostile takeover” is actually a reference to the resident-initiated petition to disconnect...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Gwen H. McKee

    Gwen H. McKee, 77, of Sugar Grove, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. She was born Feb. 13, 1937, in Chicago, the second daughter of Arthur and Mildred Hughes. Gwen graduated from Hirsch High School in...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Winona M. Mitcheltree

    Winona M. Mitcheltree (nee Moroney), 82, of Aurora, and recently of Batavia, passed away peacefully and went to be with her Lord on Oct. 20. She was born Oct.19, 1932, in Aurora, to Thornton and Hermina (nee...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    Clara M. Olson Hardt Stonecipher

    Clara Olson Hardt Stonecipher, 98, of Elburn passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. She was born in 1916 in Chicago to Swedish immigrant parents, who later moved to the Virgil area. A lifelong member of Grace...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Harvest Drawdown

    MAPLE PARK—St. Mary’s of the Assumption in Maple Park will host its Harvest Drawdown on Saturday, Nov. 1. Dinner, including pork chops, fried chicken, sides and homemade desserts, will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Caregivers support group at Community Congregational Church

    ELBURN—Are you or someone you know caring for a family member or friend who can no longer take care of themselves—perhaps someone with physical or mental impairment? While such caregiving is a labor of love, it can...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Oct. 30 police blotter

    The following reports were obtained from local police departments. The individuals charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ELBURN • An Elburn resident, 85, of the 500 block of Parkside...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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    First and foremost

    Scott Wheatley, principal/creative director at Strata G Design, was the winner of the Shop Elburn First campaign logo/tag line contest. The Elburn Economic Development Com- mittee unanimously approved Wheatley’s design (right). Committee members include Ryan Easter (above,...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Photo: Maple Park High School Class of 1952 reunion

    The Maple Park High School Class of 1952 held its 62-year reunion on Oct. 11 at Sorrento’s in Maple Park. There were eight class members and six guests present for the dinner and social time. Bernie Ziegler...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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    Peaking in the Illinois Valley

    Senior Brandon Kigyos intercepts the football and scores a touchdown for the Knights against La Salle-Peru Friday. Photo by Mary Paulson Knights’ 58-6 win over LaSalle-Peru has stars on both sides of ball LA SALLE, ILL.—Having not...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Oct. 23 Sports recap

    Freshman Volleyball Oct. 16 vs. Morris—The freshman A team improved to 12-4, 7-0 in conference play with a 25-15, 25-20 win over Morris. The B team also won against Morris 25-22, 17-25, 25-21. Sophomore Volleyball Oct. 16...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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    Hole in one at Hughes Creek

    Mike Novak, 90, of Geneva, shot a hole in one at Hughes Creek Golf Club in Elburn on Oct. 8. The shot took place on hole No. 3, a 140 yard par 3, using a six iron...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Seventh-grade football enjoy undefeated season

    With an Oct. 18 win over Yorkville, the Kaneland Harter Middle School seventh-grade football team finished 9-0 on the year and were crowned conference champions. Up 6-0 on an early interception return for a touchdown by Dylan...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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  • Harter lady harriers earn 6th at state meet

    Long All State for boys NORMAL, ILL.—The Kaneland Harter Middle School girls cross country team finished in 6th place at Saturday’s IESA State Cross Country Championship, held at Maxwell Park in Normal, Ill. It was the first...

    • Posted October 23, 2014
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